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Employment Opportunity

Regular Ongoing Nursing Faculty

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Faculty of Health & Human Services
Competition Number: 12-4055
Appointment Type: Regular Full-time
2 positions available
Start: August 01, 2013
Employment Group: VIUFA
Position: 00207
Location: Nanaimo Campus
  The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program follows the "Collaboration for Academic Education in Nursing" (CAEN) curriculum, a multi-partner university and college initiative. The curriculum is concept-based and promotes the integration of concepts across several health contexts including health promotion, acute and chronic health challenges, community nursing, and mental health areas.
Duties: Teach theory and practice courses, as well as skills labs (including simulation) in all years of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program; prepare and deliver classes; design and grade student assignments and tests; and facilitate integration of theory and practice. Faculty should also be able to lead practice experiences. Faculty will participate in program and faculty meetings, liaise with support staff, other staff and faculty. Vancouver Island University places an emphasis on teaching excellence and also encourages scholarly activity, service and community involvement.

This position may require travel to a variety of practice settings on Vancouver Island.

Successful candidates will be responsive to diverse cultural and academic backgrounds and learning styles.
  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning and student success through scholarship and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and departmental committee meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.
Required Qualifications: Completed relevant Master's Degree, with an undergraduate degree in Nursing from an appropriately accredited institution. Current practicing membership in good standing with the CRNBC. Demonstrated proficiency in post-secondary teaching with the ability to meet the needs of a diverse student population. Current three to five years practice experience in nursing within different contexts of care. Expertise in mental health and/or gerontology. Demonstrated ability to work with a dynamic and creative program team. Proficiency with the application and integration of information technology to teaching.
Must possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence and have a confirmed satisfactory driving record (as specified in Vancouver Island University policy and procedures).

Preferred Qualifications: Relevant PhD (or in progress). Recent experience in mental health and/or gerontology. Experience teaching in simulation labs and with digital teaching technology.
Qualified applicants from persons of all genders as well as from people of Aboriginal descent are strongly encouraged to apply.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Name and contact information for 3 people willing to provide a reference

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: November 27, 2012 - January 09, 2013
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.